China - Flash report, Production volume, 2019

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Flash report, Production volume, 2019

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Flash report, October 2019

11 Nov. 2019

*There are cases where recently released data and detailed information in the database do not match up for reasons including different information sources, and discrepancies between preliminary reports and confirmed data.


China vehicle production and sales decline 1.7% and 4.0% respectively in October
On November 11, the China Association of Automobile Manufacturers (CAAM) announced vehicle production and sales results for the month of October, 2019. Production and sales in October showed lower year-over-year (y/y) decrease rates than those in September.
Overall vehicle production in October totaled 2.295 million units, reflecting a 3.9% month-over-month (m/m) increase and a 1.7% y/y decline, while sales totaled 2.284 million units, reflecting a 0.6% m/m increase and a 4.0% y/y decline. YTD production for January through October totaled 20.444 million units with a 10.4% decline compared to the same period in the previous year, while sales YTD were 20.652 million units, reflecting a 9.7% y/y decline.
October passenger car production reached 1.938 million units, reflecting an increase of 3.9% from the previous month, and a decline of 3.2% compared to October of last year. Sales of passenger vehicles totaled 1.928 million units, reflecting 0.2% m/m and 5.8% y/y declines.
Among commercial vehicles, production in October totaled 358,000 units, reflecting 3.9% m/m and 7.7% y/y increases. Commercial vehicle sales were 357,000 units, reflecting 4.8% m/m and 7.0% y/y increases.
New energy vehicles (NEVs) production reached 95,000 units, reflecting a decrease of 35.4% y/y, while sales reached 75,000 units, reflecting a decrease of 45.6% y/y. Among NEVs, BEV (battery electric vehicle) production was 78,000 units, reflecting a 33.3% y/y decrease, while sales were 59,000 units, reflecting a 47.3% y/y decrease. Plug-in hybrid vehicle (PHV) production and sales both reached 16,000 units, reflecting 44.3% and 38.7% y/y declines respectively.
Overall vehicle exports in October totaled 87,000 units, reflecting a 3.1% m/m decline and a 23.4% y/y increase. Passenger car exports totaled 66,000 units, reflecting a 0.2% m/m decline and a 32.1% y/y increase. Commercial vehicle exports totaled 21,000 units, reflecting a 10.8% m/m decline and a 2.6% y/y increase.

China - Production of vehicles
Oct. 2019 Jan.-Oct. 2019
Units
(10,000)
Share(%) Y-oY(%) Units
(10,000)
Share(%) Y-oY(%)
Sedan/Hatchback 88.7 38.6 -10.7 826.0 40.4 -12.2
MPV 13.7 6.0 6.7 109.5 5.4 -20.2
SUV 88.0 38.3 3.3 733.3 35.9 -10.8
Mini Van 3.4 1.5 16.4 32.4 1.6 -7.2
Passenger Cars Total 193.8 84.4 -3.2 1,701.2 83.2 -12.1
Commercial Vehicles Total 35.8 15.6 7.7 343.2 16.8 -1.3
Grand Total 229.5 100.0 -1.7 2,044.4 100.0 -10.4
Source:CAAM, Each maker's press releases

China - Vehicle production Top 10 models
- Maker/Brand Model Oct. 2019 Oct. 2018 Y-o-Y Jan.-Oct.
2019
Jan.-Oct.
2018
Y-o-Y
1 VW Lavida 49,146 48,162 2.0% 407,467 386,676 5.4%
2 Haval Haval H6 40,754 41,159 -1.0% 299,208 342,054 -12.5%
3 Toyota Corolla/New Corolla 38,557 28,749 34.1% 279,891 302,546 -7.5%
4 Wuling Wuling Hongguang 34,325 36,323 -5.5% 282,363 350,564 -19.5%
5 VW New Bora (Model X) 32,927 3,992 724.8% 195,106 139,487 39.9%
6 Changan/Chana CS75 24,720 14,770 67.4% 136,691 125,846 8.6%
7 VW New Passat (NMS) 24,670 7,220 241.7% 163,631 147,685 10.8%
8 VW Tayron 22,283 5,988 272.1% 130,504 10,011 1203.6%
9 Geely Bo Yue 22,048 22,851 -3.5% 186,295 215,193 -13.4%
10 VW Santana 21,443 29,564 -27.5% 192,653 215,156 -10.5%
Source: MarkLines Data Center

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Flash report, September 2019

15 Oct. 2019

*There are cases where recently released data and detailed information in the database do not match up for reasons including different information sources, and discrepancies between preliminary reports and confirmed data.


China vehicle production and sales decline 6.2% and 5.2% respectively in September
On October 14, the China Association of Automobile Manufacturers (CAAM) announced vehicle production and sales results for the month of September, 2019. Production in September showed higher year-over-year (y/y) decrease rates than those in August while sales in September declined at lower year-over-year (y/y) rates.
Overall vehicle production in September totaled 2.209 million units, reflecting an 11.0% month-over-month (m/m) increase and a 6.2% y/y decline, while sales totaled 2.271 million units, reflecting a 16.0% m/m increase and a 5.2% y/y decline. YTD production for January through September totaled 18.149 million units with an 11.4% decline compared to the same period in the previous year, while sales YTD were 18.371 million units, reflecting a 10.3% y/y decline.
September passenger car production reached 1.865 million units, reflecting an increase of 10.1% from the previous month, and a decline of 7.9% compared to September of last year. Sales of passenger vehicles totaled 1.931 million units, reflecting a 16.8% m/m increase and a 6.3% y/y decline.
Among commercial vehicles, production in September totaled 345,000 units, reflecting 15.8% m/m and 4.0% y/y increases. Commercial vehicle sales were 340,000 units, reflecting 11.6% m/m and 1.9% y/y increases.
New energy vehicles (NEVs) production reached 89,000 units, reflecting a decrease of 29.9% y/y, while sales reached 80,000 units, reflecting a decrease of 34.2% y/y. Among NEVs, BEV (battery electric vehicle) production was 74,000 units, reflecting a 26.1% y/y decrease, while sales were 63,000 units, reflecting a 33.1% y/y decrease. Plug-in hybrid vehicle (PHV) production totaled 15,000 units reflecting a 44.1% y/y decline, and sales showed a decrease of 38.4% y/y at 17,000 units.
Overall vehicle exports in September totaled 90,000 units, reflecting 0.9% m/m and 6.3% y/y increases. Passenger car exports totaled 66,000 units, reflecting a 0.4% m/m decline and a 13.2% y/y increase. Commercial vehicle exports totaled 24,000 units, reflecting a 4.5% m/m increase and an 8.9% y/y decline.

China - Production of vehicles
Sep. 2019 Jan.-Sep. 2019
Units
(10,000)
Share(%) Y-oY(%) Units
(10,000)
Share(%) Y-oY(%)
Sedan/Hatchback 88.8 40.2 -12.8 737.3 40.6 -12.4
MPV 12.4 5.6 -16.5 95.9 5.3 -23.0
SUV 82.1 37.2 -0.3 645.3 35.6 -12.4
Mini Van 3.1 1.4 -10.0 29.0 1.6 -10.1
Passenger Cars Total 186.5 84.4 -7.9 1,507.5 83.1 -13.1
Commercial Vehicles Total 34.5 15.6 4.0 307.4 16.9 -2.1
Grand Total 220.9 100.0 -6.2 1,814.9 100.0 -11.4
Source:CAAM, Each maker's press releases

China - Vehicle production Top 10 models
- Maker/Brand Model Sep. 2019 Sep. 2018 Y-o-Y Jan.-Sep.
2019
Jan.-Sep.
2018
Y-o-Y
1 Nissan Bluebird Sylphy/Sylphy 46,998 46,808 0.4% 341,627 337,939 1.1%
2 VW Lavida 46,837 46,883 -0.1% 358,321 338,514 5.9%
3 Toyota Corolla/New Corolla 32,373 27,591 17.3% 241,334 273,797 -11.9%
4 Haval Haval H6 31,748 34,540 -8.1% 258,454 300,895 -14.1%
5 VW New Bora (Model X) 30,993 4,184 640.8% 162,179 135,495 19.7%
6 Wuling Wuling Hongguang 28,600 30,520 -6.3% 248,038 314,241 -21.1%
7 Buick Excelle GT 24,015 31,324 -23.3% 209,327 178,072 17.6%
8 VW Sagitar 23,097 26,601 -13.2% 214,190 231,476 -7.5%
9 Honda Civic 22,623 20,582 9.9% 183,528 159,118 15.3%
10 VW Santana 22,501 29,480 -23.7% 171,210 185,592 -7.7%
Source: MarkLines Data Center


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Flash report, August 2019

11 Sep. 2019

*There are cases where recently released data and detailed information in the database do not match up for reasons including different information sources, and discrepancies between preliminary reports and confirmed data.


China vehicle production and sales decline 0.5% and 6.9% respectively in August
On September 11, the China Association of Automobile Manufacturers (CAAM) announced vehicle production and sales results for the month of August, 2019. Production in August showed lower year-over-year (y/y) decrease rates while sales in August declined at higher year-over-year (y/y) rates.
Overall vehicle production in August totaled 1.991 million units, reflecting a 10.3% month-over-month (m/m) increase and a 0.5% y/y decline, while sales totaled 1.958 million units, reflecting an 8.0% m/m increase and a 6.9% y/y decline. YTD production for January through August totaled 15.939 million units with a 12.1% decline compared to the same period in the previous year, while sales YTD were 16.104 million units, reflecting an 11.0% y/y decline.
August passenger car production reached 1.693 million units, reflecting an increase of 10.9% from the previous month, and a decline of 0.7% compared to August of last year. Sales of passenger vehicles totaled 1.653 million units, reflecting a 7.9% m/m increase and a 7.7% y/y decline.
Among commercial vehicles, production in August totaled 298,000 units, reflecting 7.3% m/m and 0.9% y/y increases. Commercial vehicle sales were 305,000 units, reflecting an 8.6% m/m increase and a 2.8% y/y decline.
New energy vehicles (NEVs) production reached 87,000 units, reflecting a decrease of 12.1% y/y, while sales reached 85,000 units, reflecting a decrease of 15.8% y/y. Among NEVs, BEV (battery electric vehicle) production was 74,000 units, reflecting a 2.2% y/y increase, while sales were 69,000 units, reflecting a 6.0% y/y decrease. Plug-in hybrid vehicle (PHV) production totaled 14,000 units reflecting a 49.8% y/y decline, and sales showed a decrease of 41.3% y/y at 16,000 units.
Overall vehicle exports in August totaled 89,000 units, reflecting a 9.9% m/m increase and a 0.6% y/y decline. Passenger car exports totaled 66,000 units, reflecting 9.7% m/m and 0.7% y/y increases. Commercial vehicle exports totaled 23,000 units, reflecting a 10.7% m/m increase and a 4.1% y/y decline.
In addition, it was reported by various media sources that CAAM recently lowered its forecast for vehicle sales in 2019. According to CAAM’s latest forecast, the vehicle sales in the year of 2019 as a whole are expected to reach 26.68 million units, reflecting a 5% y/y decline. Its previous sales forecast for 2019 was 28 million units. Specifically, passenger car sales are expected to be about 22.44 million units, reflecting a 5.4 y/y decline. Commercial vehicle sales are expected to be about 4.24 million units, reflecting around 3% y/y decline. NEV sales are expected to reach about 1.5 million units, reflecting around 19.4% y/y increase. CAAM’s previous sales forecast shows that passenger car sales will be 23.6 million units, equal to the number in 2018; commercial vehicle sales will be 4.4 million units, reflecting a 1% y/y increase; NEV sales will be 1.6 million units, reflecting a 33% increase. 

China - Production of vehicles
Aug. 2019 Jan.-Aug. 2019
Units
(10,000)
Share(%) Y-oY(%) Units
(10,000)
Share(%) Y-oY(%)
Sedan/Hatchback 81.2 40.8 -5.7 648.5 40.7 -12.4
MPV 9.9 5.0 -11.0 83.5 5.2 -23.3
SUV 75.3 37.8 7.6 563.2 35.3 -13.9
Mini Van 2.9 1.5 -12.4 25.8 1.6 -10.1
Passenger Cars Total 169.3 85.0 -0.7 1,321.0 82.9 -13.8
Commercial Vehicles Total 29.8 15.0 0.9 273.0 17.1 -3.1
Grand Total 199.1 100.0 -0.5 1,593.9 100.0 -12.1
Source:CAAM, Each maker's press releases

China - Vehicle production Top 10 models
- Maker/Brand Model Aug. 2019 Aug. 2018 Y-o-Y Jan.-Aug.
2019
Jan.-Aug.
2018
Y-o-Y
1 VW Lavida 44,806 42,200 6.2% 311,484 291,631 6.8%
2 Nissan Bluebird Sylphy/Sylphy 39,862 40,824 -2.4% 294,629 291,131 1.2%
3 VW Sagitar 29,784 9,211 223.4% 191,093 204,875 -6.7%
4 Buick Excelle GT 28,009 22,416 25.0% 185,312 146,748 26.3%
5 VW New Bora (Model X) 27,642 3,799 627.6% 131,186 131,311 -0.1%
6 Wuling Wuling Hongguang 26,134 21,613 20.9% 219,438 283,721 -22.7%
7 Haval Haval H6 24,196 27,044 -10.5% 226,706 266,355 -14.9%
8 VW Tiguan 23,892 8,858 169.7% 149,158 212,849 -29.9%
9 Toyota Levin 21,659 16,839 28.6% 131,362 120,580 8.9%
10 VW Santana 21,252 16,916 25.6% 148,709 156,112 -4.7%
Source: MarkLines Data Center

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Flash report, July 2019

13 Aug. 2019

*There are cases where recently released data and detailed information in the database do not match up for reasons including different information sources, and discrepancies between preliminary reports and confirmed data.


China vehicle production and sales decline 11.9% and 4.3% respectively in July
On August 12, the China Association of Automobile Manufacturers (CAAM) announced vehicle production and sales results for the month of July, 2019. Production and sales figures in July showed lower year-over-year (y/y) decrease rates. Year-to-date (YTD) production and sales from January to July decreased at rates lower than that from January to June.
Overall vehicle production in July totaled 1.8 million units, reflecting a 5% month-over-month (m/m) decrease and an 11.9% y/y decline, while sales totaled 1.808 million units, reflecting a 12.1% m/m decrease and a 4.3% y/y decline. YTD production for January through July totaled 13.933 million units with a 13.5% decline compared to the same period in the previous year, while sales YTD were 14.132 million units, reflecting an 11.4% y/y decline.
July passenger car production reached 1.523 million units, reflecting a decrease of 4.7% from the previous month, and a decline of 11.7% compared to July of last year. Sales of passenger vehicles totaled 1.528 million units, reflecting an 11.6% m/m decrease and a 3.9% y/y decline.
Among commercial vehicles, production in July totaled 277,000 units, reflecting a 6.4% m/m decline and a 12.7% y/y decline. Commercial vehicle sales were 281,000 units, reflecting decreases of 14.6% m/m and 6.4% y/y.
New energy vehicles (NEVs) production reached 84,000 units, reflecting a decrease of 6.9% y/y, while sales reached 80,000 units, reflecting a decrease of 4.7% y/y. Among NEVs, BEV (battery electric vehicle) production was 65,000 units, reflecting a 4.8% y/y decrease, while sales were 61,000 units, reflecting a 1.6% y/y increase. Plug-in hybrid vehicle (PHV) production totaled 20,000 units reflecting a 13.2% y/y decline, and sales showed a decrease of 20.6% y/y at 19,000 units.
Overall vehicle exports in July totaled 81,000 units, reflecting a 15.5% m/m decrease and a 14% y/y decline. Passenger car exports totaled 60,000 units, reflecting a 12.5% m/m decrease and a 12.9% y/y decline. Commercial vehicle exports totaled 21,000 units, reflecting a 23.1% m/m decrease and a 17% y/y decline.

China - Production of vehicles
Jul. 2019 Jan.-Jul. 2019
Units
(10,000)
Share(%) Y-oY(%) Units
(10,000)
Share(%) Y-oY(%)
Sedan/Hatchback 75.4 41.9 -13.3 565.8 40.6 -13.4
MPV 8.2 4.6 -31.3 73.6 5.3 -24.7
SUV 66.1 36.7 -5.2 487.7 35.0 -16.2
Mini Van 2.5 1.4 -34.3 23.0 1.7 -9.8
Passenger Cars Total 152.3 84.6 -11.7 1,150.1 82.5 -15.3
Commercial Vehicles Total 27.7 15.4 -12.7 243.2 17.5 -3.5
Grand Total 180.0 100.0 -11.9 1,393.3 100.0 -13.5
Source:CAAM, Each maker's press releases

China - Vehicle production Top 10 models
- Maker/Brand Model Jul. 2019 Jul. 2018 Y-o-Y Jan.-Jul.
2019
Jan.-Jul.
2018
Y-o-Y
1 Nissan Bluebird Sylphy/Sylphy 30,370 37,153 -18.3% 254,767 250,307 1.8%
2 VW Sagitar 30,043 27,074 11.0% 161,309 195,664 -17.6%
3 VW New Bora (Model X) 28,511 9,151 211.6% 103,544 127,512 -18.8%
4 VW Lavida 27,749 31,828 -12.8% 266,678 249,431 6.9%
5 Honda Civic 26,797 21,341 25.6% 139,718 121,000 15.5%
6 Toyota Levin 24,378 18,315 33.1% 109,703 103,741 5.7%
7 VW Santana 23,367 6,673 250.2% 127,457 139,196 -8.4%
8 Haval Haval H6 23,088 25,976 -11.1% 202,510 239,311 -15.4%
9 Honda Accord 23,000 21,730 5.8% 128,534 93,742 37.1%
10 VW Magotan 22,222 19,318 15.0% 122,273 146,368 -16.5%
Source: MarkLines Data Center

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Flash report, June 2019

11 Jul. 2019

*There are cases where recently released data and detailed information in the database do not match up for reasons including different information sources, and discrepancies between preliminary reports and confirmed data.


China vehicle production and sales decline 17.3% and 9.6% respectively in June
On July 10, the China Association of Automobile Manufacturers (CAAM) announced vehicle production and sales results for the month of June, 2019. Production and sales figures in June showed lower year-over-year (y/y) decrease rates. Year-to-date (YTD) production from January to June continued to decline at rates higher than that from January to May while YTD sales from January to June decreased at rates lower than that from January to May.
Overall vehicle production in June totaled 1.895 million units, reflecting a 2.5% month-over-month (m/m) increase and a 17.3% y/y decline, while sales totaled 2.056 million units, reflecting a 7.5% m/m increase and a 9.6% y/y decline. YTD production for January through June totaled 12.132 million units with a 13.7% decline compared to the same period in the previous year, while sales YTD were 12.323 million units, reflecting a 12.4% y/y decline.
June passenger car production reached 1.598 million units, reflecting an increase of 7.2% from the previous month, and a decline of 17.2% compared to June of last year. Sales of passenger vehicles totaled 1.728 million units, reflecting a 10.7% m/m increase and a 7.8% y/y decline.
Among commercial vehicles, production in June totaled 296,000 units, reflecting a 17.1% m/m decline and a 17.5% y/y decline. Commercial vehicle sales were 329,000 units, reflecting decreases of 6.5% m/m and 17.8% y/y.
New energy vehicles (NEVs) showed positive results in June: production reached 134,000 units, reflecting an increase of 56.3% y/y, while sales reached 152,000 units, reflecting an increase of 80.0% y/y. Among NEVs, BEV (battery electric vehicle) production was 113,000 units, reflecting a 78.0% y/y increase, while sales were 129,000 units, reflecting a 106.7% y/y increase. Plug-in hybrid vehicle (PHV) production totaled 20,000 units reflecting an 8.9% y/y decline, but sales showed an increase of 2.2% y/y at 22,000 units. Fuel cell vehicle (FCV) production was 508 units for an increase of 9.8 times y/y, and sales totaled 484 units, a 14.6 times y/y increase.
Overall vehicle exports in June totaled 96,000 units, reflecting a 22.6% m/m increase and a 3.3% y/y decline. Passenger car exports totaled 69,000 units, reflecting a 24.2% m/m increase and a 1.6% y/y decline. Commercial vehicle exports totaled 27,000 units, reflecting an 18.8% m/m increase and a 7.4% y/y decline.

China - Production of vehicles
Jun. 2019 Jan.-Jun. 2019
Units
(10,000)
Share(%) Y-oY(%) Units
(10,000)
Share(%) Y-oY(%)
Sedan/Hatchback 83.3 44.0 -14.6 490.4 40.4 -13.4
MPV 7.6 4.0 -39.6 65.4 5.4 -23.8
SUV 66.5 35.1 -16.3 421.6 34.8 -17.6
Mini Van 2.5 1.3 -31.1 20.4 1.7 -5.3
Passenger Cars Total 159.8 84.3 -17.2 997.8 82.2 -15.8
Commercial Vehicles Total 29.6 15.6 -17.5 215.4 17.8 -2.3
Grand Total 189.5 100.0 -17.3 1,213.2 100.0 -13.7
Source:CAAM, Each maker's press releases

China - Vehicle production Top 10 models
- Maker/Brand Model Jun. 2019 Jun. 2018 Y-o-Y Jan.-Jun.
2019
Jan.-Jun.
2018
Y-o-Y
1 VW Lavida 40,808 34,502 18.3% 238,929 217,603 9.8%
2 Nissan Bluebird Sylphy/Sylphy 31,636 43,966 -28.0% 224,397 213,154 5.3%
3 Buick Excelle GT 30,074 10,449 187.8% 147,482 111,305 32.5%
4 Toyota Corolla/New Corolla 28,731 33,018 -13.0% 173,603 181,366 -4.3%
5 VW New Bora (Model X) 26,541 18,260 45.4% 75,033 118,361 -36.6%
6 Haval Haval H6 25,799 26,055 -1.0% 179,422 213,335 -15.9%
7 Honda Civic 25,449 18,373 38.5% 112,921 99,659 13.3%
8 Honda CR-V 23,342 22,559 3.5% 93,735 81,839 14.5%
9 VW Tiguan 20,445 31,201 -34.5% 114,493 170,531 -32.9%
10 VW Santana 20,280 22,359 -9.3% 104,090 132,523 -21.5%
Source: MarkLines Data Center

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Flash report, May 2019

13 Jun. 2019

*There are cases where recently released data and detailed information in the database do not match up for reasons including different information sources, and discrepancies between preliminary reports and confirmed data.


China vehicle production and sales decline 21.2% and 16.4% respectively in May
On June 12, the China Association of Automobile Manufacturers (CAAM) announced vehicle production and sales results for the month of May, 2019. Production and sales figures in May showed accelerating year-over-year (y/y) declines. Year-to-date (YTD) production and sales from January to May continued to decline at rates higher than that from January to April.
Overall vehicle production in May totaled 1.848 million units, reflecting a 9.9% month-over-month (m/m) decline and a 21.2% y/y decline, while sales totaled 1.913 million units, reflecting a 3.4% m/m decline and a 16.4% y/y decline. YTD production January through May totaled 10.237 million units with a 13% decline compared to the same period in the previous year, while sales YTD were 10.266 million units, a 13% y/y decline.
May passenger car production reached 1.491 million units, a decline of 10.2% from the previous month, and a decline of 23.7% compared to May of last year. Sales of passenger vehicles totaled 1.561 million units, reflecting declines of 0.9% m/m and 17.4% y/y. Among commercial vehicles, production in May totaled 357,000 units, an 8.8% m/m decline and an 8.5% y/y decline. Commercial vehicle sales were 351,000 units, reflecting decreases of 13.4% m/m and 11.8% y/y.
For new energy vehicles (NEVs), results are positive: production reached 112,000 units, an increase of 16.9% y/y, while sales reached 104,000 units, and this is an increase of 1.8% y/y. Among NEVs, BEV (battery electric vehicle) production was 94,000 units, a 21.7% y/y increase, while sales were 83,000 units, a 1.4% y/y increase. Plug-in hybrid vehicle (PHV) production totaled 18,000 units for a 4.2% y/y decline, but sales showed an increase of 2.2% y/y at 21,000 units. Fuel cell vehicle (FCV) production was 316 units for an increase of 104.3 times y/y, and sales totaled 315 units, an 8-fold y/y increase.
Total vehicle exports in May totaled 78,000 units, reflecting a 6.1% m/m decline and a 16.4% y/y decline. Passenger car exports totaled 55,000 units, a 3.5% m/m decline and a 20.4% y/y decline. Commercial vehicle exports totaled 23,000 units, a 11.9% m/m decline and a 4.5% y/y decline. YTD total vehicle exports totaled 392,000 units, a decrease of 4.9% y/y. Passenger car exports for the 5 months January through May totaled 259,000 units for a 14.5% y/y decline. Commercial vehicle exports totaled 133,000 units for the period showing a 21.7% y/y increase.


China - Production of vehicles
May 2019 Jan.-May 2019
Units
(10,000)
Share(%) Y-oY(%) Units
(10,000)
Share(%) Y-oY(%)
Sedan/Hatchback 78.76 42.61 -20.26 407.06 39.76 -13.13
MPV 8.62 4.66 -34.76 57.77 5.64 -21.10
SUV 58.79 31.81 -25.14 355.15 34.69 -17.89
Mini Van 2.96 1.60 -39.65 17.96 1.75 -0.12
Passenger Cars Total 149.14 80.69 -23.69 837.94 81.85 -15.56
Commercial Vehicles Total 35.70 19.32 -8.50 185.76 18.15 0.67
Grand Total 184.83 100.00 -21.16 1,023.70 100.00 -13.01
Source:CAAM, Each maker's press releases

China - Vehicle production Top 10 models
- Maker/Brand Model May 2019 May 2018 Y-o-Y Jan.-May
2019
Jan.-May
2018
Y-o-Y
1 Nissan Bluebird Sylphy/Sylphy 42,473 40,355 5.2% 192,761 169,188 13.9%
2 Toyota Corolla/New Corolla 33,710 34,309 -1.7% 144,872 148,348 -2.3%
3 VW Lavida 32,321 39,874 -18.9% 198,121 183,101 8.2%
4 Buick Excelle GT 26,339 13,002 102.6% 117,408 100,856 16.4%
5 VW New Bora (Model X) 24,237 23,625 2.6% 48,492 100,101 -51.6%
6 Haval Haval H6 23,777 30,175 -21.2% 153,623 187,280 -18.0%
7 Wuling Wuling Hongguang 22,337 27,460 -18.7% 166,939 213,370 -21.8%
8 China FAW Group Corp. Semi Trailer (25t-40t) (China FAW Group Corp.) 21,506 10,840 98.4% 86,242 59,209 45.7%
9 VW Sagitar 20,824 29,757 -30.0% 112,778 138,967 -18.8%
10 VW Magotan 18,146 22,733 -20.2% 83,963 105,151 -20.2%
Source: MarkLines Data Center

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Flash report, April 2019

14 May 2019

*There are cases where recently released data and detailed information in the database do not match up for reasons including different information sources, and discrepancies between preliminary reports and confirmed data.


China sales decline 14.6% y/y to 1.98 million units in April
On May 13, 2019, the China Association of Automobile Manufacturers (CAAM) announced vehicle production and sales results for April. Production and sales figures in April showed faster year-over-year (y/y) declines. Year-to-date (YTD) production and sales from January to April continued to decline at rates higher than that from January to March.
Overall vehicle production in April totaled 2.052 million units, reflecting a 19.8% month-over-month (m/m) decline and a 14.5% y/y decline, while sales totaled 1.98 million units, reflecting a 21.4% m/m decline and a 14.6% y/y decline. YTD production totaled 8.389 million units reflecting an 11% y/y decline, while sales totaled 8.353 million units reflecting a 12.1% y/y decline.
Passenger vehicle production in April totaled 1.66 million units, reflecting a 20.5% m/m decline and a 17% y/y decline, while sales totaled 1.575 million units, reflecting a 22% m/m decline and a 17.7% y/y decline. Commercial vehicle production in April totaled 392,000 units, reflecting a 16.4% m/m decline and a 1.8% y/y decline, while sales totaled 406,000 units, reflecting a 19% m/m decline and a 0.1% y/y increase.
For new energy vehicles (NEVs), production reached 102,000 units, reflecting an increase of 25% y/y, while sales reached 97,000 units, reflecting an increase of 18.1% y/y. Among NEVs, EV production totaled 82,000 units, reflecting a 28.2% y/y increase, while sales totaled 71,000 units, reflecting a 9.6% y/y increase. Plug-in hybrid vehicle (PHV) production totaled 20,000 units for a y/y increase of 13.6%, while sales totaled 26,000 units for a y/y increase of 50.9%. Fuel cell vehicle (FCV) production totaled 9 units for an 84.5% y/y decline, while sales totaled 7 units for an 87.5% y/y decline.
Exports for April totaled 83,000 units, reflecting a 7.8% m/m decline and an 11.8% y/y decline. Passenger vehicle exports totaled 57,000 units reflecting a 2.3% m/m increase and a 14% y/y decline. Commercial vehicle exports totaled 28,000 units reflecting a 24.5% m/m decline and a 6.7% y/y decline. YTD exports totaled 314,000 units, reflecting a 1.6% y/y decline. Passenger vehicle exports totaled 204,000 units for a 12.7% y/y decline. Commercial vehicle exports totaled 110,000 units reflecting a 28.9% y/y increase.

China - Production of vehicles
Apr. 2019 Jan.-Apr. 2019
Units
(10,000)
Share(%) Y-oY(%) Units
(10,000)
Share(%) Y-oY(%)
Sedan/Hatchback 80.39 39.18 -15.80 328.29 39.14 -11.22
MPV 10.69 5.21 -22.14 49.16 5.86 -18.10
SUV 70.04 34.13 -19.31 296.35 35.33 -16.28
Mini Van 4.92 2.40 24.09 15.00 1.79 14.70
Passenger Cars Total 166.05 80.92 -16.97 688.80 82.11 -13.56
Commercial Vehicles Total 39.16 19.08 -1.80 150.06 17.89 3.13
Grand Total 205.2 100.00 -14.45 838.86 100.00 -10.98
Source:CAAM, Each maker's press releases

China - Vehicle production Top 10 models
- Maker/Brand Model Apr. 2019 Apr. 2018 Y-o-Y Jan.-Apr.
2019
Jan.-Apr.
2018
Y-o-Y
1 VW Lavida 37,601 34,099 10.3% 165,800 143,227 15.8%
2 Nissan Bluebird Sylphy/Sylphy 37,152 34,377 8.1% 150,288 128,833 16.7%
3 Toyota Corolla/New Corolla 30,536 22,869 33.5% 111,162 114,039 -2.5%
4 Haval Haval H6 28,296 34,320 -17.6% 129,846 157,105 -17.4%
5 VW Sagitar 27,274 31,085 -12.3% 91,954 109,210 -15.8%
6 Wuling Wuling Hongguang 22,088 28,811 -23.3% 144,602 185,910 -22.2%
7 Nissan X-Trail 20,466 17,827 14.8% 67,877 62,810 8.1%
8 VW Tiguan 19,894 29,509 -32.6% 76,502 120,436 -36.5%
9 VW Magotan 19,662 22,156 -11.3% 65,817 82,418 -20.1%
10 Honda Accord 19,478 1,782 993.0% 68,691 43,310 58.6%
Source: MarkLines Data Center

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Flash report, March 2019

15 Apr. 2019

*There are cases where recently released data and detailed information in the database do not match up for reasons including different information sources, and discrepancies between preliminary reports and confirmed data.


China sales decline 5.2% y/y to 2.52 million units in March
On April 12, 2019, the China Association of Automobile Manufacturers (CAAM) announced vehicle production and sales results for March. Production and sales figures in March showed fast month-over-month (m/m) declines and slight year-over-year (y/y) declines. Year-to-date (YTD) production and sales from January to March continued to decline with decrease rates lower than that from January to February.
Overall vehicle production in March totaled 2.558 million units, reflecting a 81.5% m/m increase and a 2.7% y/y decline, while sales totaled 2.52 million units, reflecting a 70.1% m/m increase and a 5.2% y/y decline. YTD production totaled 6.336 million units reflecting a 9.8% y/y decline, while sales totaled 6.372 million units reflecting an 11.3% y/y decline.
Passenger vehicle production in March totaled 2.09 million units, an 83.3% m/m increase and a 5.0% y/y decline, while sales totaled 2.019 million units, a 65.6% m/m increase and a 6.9% y/y decline. Commercial vehicle production in March totaled 468,000 units, a 73.8% m/m increase and an 8.7% y/y increase, while sales totaled 501,000 units, a 91.0% m/m increase and a 2.4% y/y increase.
For new energy vehicles (NEVs), production reached 128,000 units, up 88.6% y/y, while sales reached 126,000 units, up 85.4% y/y. Among NEVs, EV production totaled 100,000 units, reflecting a 96.2% y/y increase, while sales totaled 96,000 units, reflecting an 83.4% y/y increase. Plug-in hybrid vehicle (PHV) production totaled 28,000 units for a y/y increase of 65.5%, while sales totaled 30,000 units for a y/y increase of 91.5%. Fuel cell vehicle (FCV) production totaled 86 units for a 168.8% y/y increase, while sales totaled 86 units, increasing by 42 times y/y.
Exports for March totaled 90,000 units, reflecting a 57.7% m/m increase and a 0.4% y/y increase. Passenger vehicle exports totaled 56,000 units for a 55.1% m/m increase and a 16.6% y/y decline. Commercial vehicle exports totaled 34,000 units for a 62.1% m/m increase and a 50.7% y/y increase. YTD exports totaled 231,000 units, reflecting a 2.7% y/y increase. Passenger vehicle exports totaled 147,000 units for a 12.3% y/y decline. Commercial vehicle exports totaled 84,000 units for a 46.0% y/y increase.

China - Production of vehicles
Mar. 2019 Jan.-Mar. 2019
Units
(10,000)
Share(%) Y-oY(%) Units
(10,000)
Share(%) Y-oY(%)
Sedan/Hatchback 98.62 38.55 -0.83 247.11 39.00 -9.92
MPV 15.40 6.02 -9.10 38.46 6.07 -16.89
SUV 90.60 35.42 -9.25 227.08 35.84 -15.01
Mini Van 4.35 1.70 18.13 10.08 1.59 10.61
Passenger Cars Total 208.98 81.70 -4.97 522.73 82.51 -12.42
Commercial Vehicles Total 46.82 18.30 8.72 110.84 17.49 4.95
Grand Total 255.80 100.00 -2.73 633.57 100.00 -9.81
Source:CAAM, Each maker's press releases

China - Vehicle production Top 10 models
- Maker/Brand Model Mar. 2019 Mar. 2018 Y-o-Y Jan.-Mar.
2019
Jan.-Mar.
2018
Y-o-Y
1 VW Lavida 51,562 31,316 64.7% 128,199 109,128 17.5%
2 Nissan Bluebird Sylphy/Sylphy 43,835 38,740 13.2% 113,136 94,456 19.8%
3 Wuling Wuling Hongguang 41,209 48,989 -15.9% 122,514 157,099 -22.0%
4 Haval Haval H6 32,058 39,527 -18.9% 101,550 122,785 -17.3%
5 Toyota Corolla/New Corolla 31,445 35,895 -12.4% 80,626 91,170 -11.6%
6 VW Bora 28,947 0 -% 69,199 0 -%
7 VW Sagitar 27,665 32,466 -14.8% 64,680 78,125 -17.2%
8 Hyundai Tucson/ix35 26,320 23,850 10.4% 51,706 55,578 -7.0%
9 Buick Excelle GT 25,985 24,790 4.8% 75,389 70,557 6.8%
10 Hyundai Elantra/Yuedong/Langdong/Elantra 2016 25,352 16,500 53.6% 38,497 42,820 -10.1%
Source: MarkLines Data Center

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Flash report, February 2019

12 Mar. 2019

*There are cases where recently released data and detailed information in the database do not match up for reasons including different information sources, and discrepancies between preliminary reports and confirmed data.


China sales decline 13.8% y/y to 1.482 million units in February
On March 11, 2019, the China Association of Automobile Manufacturers (CAAM) announced vehicle production and sales results for February. Production and sales figures in February showed a month-over-month (m/m) decline due to the Chinese Spring Festival, with a considerable decline in passenger vehicles. Commercial vehicle production and sales figures showed a slight year-over-year (y/y) increase, while passenger vehicle production and sales figures showed a y/y decline. Year-to-date (YTD) production and sales from January to February continued to decline with the decrease rate for passenger vehicles higher than the average level for the industry. Commercial vehicles increased slightly.
Overall vehicle production in February totaled 1.410 million units, down 40.4% m/m and 17.4% y/y. Sales reached 1.482 million units, down 37.4% m/m and 13.8% y/y. YTD production totaled 3.776 million units for a 14.1% y/y decline, while sales totaled 3.852 million units for a 14.9% y/y decline.
Passenger vehicle production in February was 1.140 million units, representing a 42.9% m/m decline and a 20.8% y/y decline. Sales totaled 1.219 million units, representing a 39.7% m/m decline and a 17.4% y/y decline.
In the commercial vehicle segment, production totaled 270,000 units, down 27.2% m/m and up 1.0% y/y. Sales reached 262,000 units, down 24.3% m/m and up 8.0% y/y.
For new energy vehicles (NEVs), production reached 59,000 units, up 50.9% y/y. Sales totaled 53,000 units, up 53.6% y/y. Among NEVs, EV production reached 44,000 units, up 51.3% y/y, while EV sales reached 40,000 units, up 69.4% y/y. Plug-in hybrid vehicle (PHV) production totaled 15,000 units for a y/y increase of 48.2%, while sales totaled 13,000 units for a y/y increase of 18.6%.
Exports for February reached 57,000 units, representing an m/m decline of 30.9% and a y/y increase of 2.3%. Passenger vehicle exports totaled 36,000 units, representing a decline of 32.8% m/m and a 10.8% y/y. Commercial vehicle exports totaled 21,000 units, marking a decline of 27.6% m/m and an increase of 36.9% y/y. Year-to-date (YTD) exports totaled 141,000 units, a 4.0% y/y increase. Passenger vehicle exports totaled 91,000 units for a 9.6% y/y decline, while commercial vehicle exports totaled 50,000 units for a 42.9% y/y increase.

China - Production of vehicles
Feb. 2019 Jan.-Feb. 2019
Units
(10,000)
Share(%) Y-oY(%) Units
(10,000)
Share(%) Y-oY(%)
Sedan/Hatchback 54.38 38.57 -16.68 148.49 39.32 -15.09
MPV 8.44 5.99 -28.10 22.99 6.09 -21.63
SUV 48.93 34.71 -24.10 136.48 36.14 -18.44
Mini Van 2.27 1.61 -7.10 5.73 1.52 5.50
Passenger Cars Total 114.03 80.88 -20.77 313.69 83.06 -16.79
Commercial Vehicles Total 26.95 19.12 0.95 63.96 16.94 2.27
Grand Total 140.98 100.00 -17.37 377.65 100.00 -14.08
Source:CAAM, Each maker's press releases

China - Vehicle production Top 10 models
- Maker/Brand Model Feb. 2019 Feb. 2018 Y-o-Y Jan.-Feb.
2019
Jan.-Feb.
2018
Y-o-Y
1 VW Lavida 29,195 36,590 -20.2% 76,637 77,812 -1.5%
2 Wuling Wuling Hongguang 25,512 44,202 -42.3% 81,305 108,110 -24.8%
3 Haval Haval H6 24,777 29,906 -17.2% 69,492 83,258 -16.5%
4 Nissan Bluebird Sylphy/Sylphy 21,808 17,098 27.5% 69,301 55,716 24.4%
5 Toyota Corolla/New Corolla 19,892 21,197 -6.2% 49,181 55,275 -11.0%
6 VW Jetta 18,358 0
-%
49,355 29,802 65.6%
7 Emgrand Emgrand 16,093 17,527 -8.2% 39,453 42,087 -6.3%
8 Geely Bo Yue 15,666 16,281 -3.8% 43,045 43,614 -1.3%
9 Buick Excelle GT 14,816 10,206 45.2% 49,404 45,767 7.9%
10 VW Sagitar 14,402 15,131 -4.8% 37,015 45,659 -18.9%
Source: MarkLines Data Center

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Flash report, January 2019

18 Feb. 2019

*There are cases where recently released data and detailed information in the database do not match up for reasons including different information sources, and discrepancies between preliminary reports and confirmed data.


China sales decline 15.8% y/y to 2.367 million units in January
On February 18, 2019, the China Association of Automobile Manufacturers (CAAM) announced vehicle production and sales results for January 2019. Production and sales in January declined month-over-month (m/m),representing a pronounced m/m decline for commercial vehicles. Production and sales declined fast year-over-year (y/y), with the y/y decline for passenger vehicles being the largest in the industry as a whole.
Overall vehicle production in January totaled 2.365 million units, down 4.7% m/m and 12.1% y/y. Sales reached 2.367 million units, down 11.1% m/m and 15.8% y/y.
Passenger vehicle production in January was 1.995 million units, representing a 2.9% m/m and a 14.4% y/y decline. Sales totaled 2.021 million units, representing a 9.5% m/m and a 17.7% y/y decline. Production growth rate of passenger vehicles is 2.3 percentage points lower compared to total vehicle production, while sales growth rate of passenger vehicles is 2.0 percentage points lower compared to total vehicle sales.
In the commercial vehicle segment, production totaled 370,000 units, up 3.2% y/y. Sales reached 346,000 units, down 2.2% y/y.
For new energy vehicles (NEVs), production reached 91,000 units, up 113.0% y/y. Sales totaled 96,000 units, up 138.0% y/y. Among NEVs, EV production reached 67,000 units, up 141.1% y/y, while EV sales reached 75,000 units, up 179.7% y/y. Plug-in hybrid vehicle (PHV) production totaled 24,000 units for a y/y increase of 59.9%, while sales totaled 21,000 units for a y/y increase of 54.6%.
Exports for January reached 83,000 units, representing a 3.2% m/m and a 4.4% y/y increase that continues. Passenger vehicle exports totaled 54,000 units, representing a 4.9% m/m and a 9.8% y/y decline. Commercial vehicle exports totaled 29,000 units, representing a 22.5% m/m increase and a 47.6% y/y increase.

China - Production of vehicles

Jan. 2019
Units
(10,000)
Share(%) Y-o-Y(%)
Sedan/Hatchback 94.10 39.79 -14.15
MPV 14.60 6.17 -14.89
SUV 87.35 36.93 -15.09
Mini Van 3.45 1.46 15.77
Passenger Cars Total 199.51 84.35 -14.39
Commercial Vehicles Total 37.01 15.65 3.18
Grand Total 236.52 100.00 -12.05

Source:CAAM, Each maker's press releases


China - Vehicle production Top 10 models
- Maker/Brand Model Jan. 2019 Jan. 2018 Y-o-Y
1 Wuling Wuling Hongguang 55,793 63,908 -12.7%
2 Nissan Bluebird Sylphy/Sylphy 47,493 38,618 23.0%
3 VW Lavida 47,442 41,222 15.1%
4 Haval Haval H6 44,715 53,352 -16.2%
5 Geely Bo Yue 42,004 27,333 53.7%
6 Baojun Baojun 530 38,761 2,188 1671.5%
7 Buick Excelle GT 34,588 35,561 -2.7%
8 VW Jetta 30,997 29,802 4.0%
9 Toyota Corolla/New Corolla 29,289 34,078 -14.1%
10 Chevrolet Cavalier 28,572 24,709 15.6%
Source: MarkLines Data Center


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